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RuPaul, host of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, says the show isn't intentionally setting out to change minds; its goal is just to entertain and celebrate drag. Joseph Longo/AP hide caption

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'Flats Are For Quitters': RuPaul Talks Drag, 'All Stars' And Identity Politics

Guest judges on this season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars include designer Marc Jacobs and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

Fox and the Leopard Penguin Cafe
Ghost in the Pond Penguin Cafe

A recently renovated Mariachi Plaza is pictured in Boyle Heights, Calif., is a Hispanic and low-income neighborhood of Los Angeles that's fighting hard to prevent gentrification, the threat of escalating rents and "washed out" identity. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'There Isn't A Just Housing Choice': How We've Enabled The Pains Of Gentrification

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Dutch Railways began "Heartbeats," a program to connect strangers who had met on trains, in the 1990s. It started with messages printed out on free train magazines before the railway moved Heartbeats online in 2008. Evert Elzinga/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Reconnecting Strangers On A Train, One Tumblr Post At A Time

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Heartbeat Buddy Holly
Green Onions Booker T. & the MG's
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Within A Day Craig Armstrong
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This Is Not A Drill Blue Wednesday

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox spoke with NPR about his book, Let's Move On: Beyond Fear & False Prophets. The book highlights the North American Free Trade Agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Former Mexican President To Trump: 'If You Want To Build A Wall, Waste Your Money'

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The Orbit Pavilion was created by artists Dan Goods, David Delgado, Jason Klimoski and Shane Myrbeck. Courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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At One NASA Lab, Art And Science Share The Same Orbit

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Aurora Borealis Melodium

Dmitri Diliani, a Palestinian member of the Greek Orthodox church, stands on the roof of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem overlooking the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, which houses the traditional tomb of Jesus. Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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Greek Orthodox Church Sells Land In Israel, Worrying Both Israelis And Palestinians

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You're Gone Melodium
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The 1936 film You Can't Get Away With It about the FBI portrays a typical G-man of the era, complete with machine gun. AP hide caption

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The Massive Case Of Collective Amnesia: The FBI Has Been Political From The Start

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RuPaul, host of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars, says the show isn't intentionally setting out to change minds; its goal is just to entertain and celebrate drag. Joseph Longo/AP hide caption

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'Flats Are For Quitters': RuPaul Talks Drag, 'All Stars' And Identity Politics

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Supermodel (You Better Work) RuPaul
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